Kristine Bonnevie 2018617

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Kristine Bonnevie (58UO)
Cruise identifier2018617
Cruise period2018-07-16 — 2018-08-16
Port of departureBergen, Norway
Port of returnBergen, Norway
ObjectivesThe ICES International Bottom Trawl Survey (IBTS) is a collaboration between several nations (e.g. Scotland, England, Germany, Sweden, Netherlands and Denmark) coordinated by ICES and the IBTS working group. It maps 15 demersal and 3 pelagic fish species to be used in ICES stock assessment programs. Other species living at or near the bottom, including benthos, sampling from hydrographic data as well as litter is registered. Norway has been allocated certain

The Utsira W -Hanstholm - Aberdeen hydrographic cross - section surveying climate and plankton in the North Sea and Skagerrak area. It samples Hydrographic data from regular hydrographical cross-sections as well as water chemistry, plankton, fish eggs and fish larvae as well as microplastic from Utsira West (starting point), Hanstholm (Denmark) to Aberdeen.
Chief scientistJon Egil Skjæraasen (Institute of Marine Research, Norway)
ProjectICES International Bottom Trawl Survey (IBTS)
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
NPRCKristine Bonnevie 2018617 NPRC kristinebonnevie_2018617.pdf (2.99 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorthern North Sea